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Oxford Dictionary of Foreign Words ...
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Andrew Delahunty
 
This updated and revised edition is the authoritative guide to foreign words and phrases used in contemporary British and American English. Drawn from over 40 languages, the 6,000 entries detail...
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The Maid's Version
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Daniel Woodrell
 
By the acclaimed author of Winter's Bone, the dark, glittering story of two families divided by class and linked by a mysterious tragedy.
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Simply English: An A-Z of Avoidable...
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Simon Heffer
 
What is the difference between amend and emend, between imply and infer, and between uninterested and disinterested? When should one put owing to rather than due to? Why should the...
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Wordsmiths and Warriors: The...
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David Crystal; Hilary Crystal
 
Who formed and shaped the English language? David and Hilary Crystal take us on a journey through Britain to discover the people who gave our language its colour and character;...
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The Horologicon: A Day's Jaunt ...
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Mark Forsyth
 
Mark Forsyth's bestselling day in the life of unusual, beautiful and forgotten English words, in paperback for the first time
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Curiosity
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Alberto Manguel
 
An eclectic history of human curiosity, a great feast of ideas, and a memoir of a reading life from the internationally celebrated Alberto Manguel
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Dreaming in Chinese: And Discovering...
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Deborah Fallows
 
In this intelligent, sympathetic book, Deborah Fallows opens up a window onto Chinese life through its notoriously difficult language. She shows how even small advancements, such as mastering a single...
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Spell it Out: The Singular Story of...
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David Crystal
 
Why is there an 'h' in ghost? William Caxton, inventor of the printing press and his Flemish employees are to blame: without a dictionary or style guide to hand in...
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Practice Makes Perfect Mastering...
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Gary Robert Muschla
 
Provides helpful instruction and plenty of practice for your child to master the basics of vocabulary. This title helps you to learn how to: apply vocabulary rules; understand meaning and...
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There are Tittles in This Title: The...
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Mitchell Symons
 
From information about words and their uses, useful lists of things you never knew had names, palindromes, famous lines from literature and film, to bizarre test answers, insurance claims and...
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The Word at War: World War Two in 100...
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Philip Gooden; Peter Lewis
 
War words have embedded themselves in our collective psyche; British politicians are fond of invoking the 'Dunkirk spirit' whenever the country is faced with major...
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Written in Stone: An Entertaining...
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Christopher Stevens
 
Half the world's population speaks a language that has evolved from a single, prehistoric mother tongue. A mother tongue first spoken in Stone Age times, on the steppes of central...
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It's a Wonderful Word: The Real...
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Albert Jack
 
Collects over 500 of the funniest-sounding and delightful words in the English language, and traces them back to their often puzzling origins. While brushing up on your gibberish or gobbledygook...
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Ptichka v kletke
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Khlebnikov, Velimir
 
Selected poetry and prose.
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Learn Latin
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Jones, P.
 
Aimes to give the readers a basic knowledge of Latin in a short time.
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